Press Release

Haynes and Boone Lawyers Featured in 2019 Texas Rising Stars Directory

March 06, 2019

Texas Super Lawyers Rising Stars has recognized 22 Haynes and Boone, LLP lawyers in its 2019 directory of up-and-coming practitioners in the state.

Published by Thomson Reuters, the Rising Stars directory includes only 2 percent of young lawyers in Texas, selected through peer nominations and research. To be eligible, lawyers must be 40 or younger or practicing less than 10 years.

Partners Polly Fohn and Monika Sanford were named to the top 50 up-and-coming women in the 2019 Texas Rising Stars list.

The following Haynes and Boone lawyers were listed as 2019 Rising Stars:


Adam Sencenbaugh – Business Litigation

Leslie Thorne – Insurance Coverage


Kelli Bills – Appellate

Ryan Cox – Securities & Corporate Finance

Cory Feldman – Banking

Matthew Fry – Securities & Corporate Finance

Gavin George – Technology Transactions

Andrew Guthrie – Appellate

Bradley Holdbrook – Real Estate

Lindsey Hughes – Banking

Jason Jordan – Appellate

Chris Kang – Employee Benefits

Timothy Newman – Criminal Defense: White Collar

Christopher Rogers – Healthcare

Monika Sanford – Banking, Business/Corporate

Stephanie Sivinski – Intellectual Property Litigation

Blaine Statham – Mergers & Acquisitions

Suzie Trigg – Food & Drugs

Jarom Yates – Bankruptcy: Business


Austin Elam – Energy & Natural Resources

Polly Fohn – Appellate

Kim Mai – Energy & Natural Resources